At the ongoing CES 2017 event in Las Vegas, Alcatel has taken the wraps off its latest A series smartphone, called the Alcatel A3 XL. Under the hood, it packs a quad-core MediaTek MT8735B processor clocked at 1.1GHz paired with Mali-T720. The phone features a 6-inch HD display with 1280×720 pixels resolution and runs Android 7.0 Nougat.
The A3 XL houses 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory with expandable support up to 32GB via microSD card. On the imaging front, it sports an 8 mega pixel rear camera and a 5 mega pixel front camera. Both rear and front cameras are accompanied by LED flash. Fueled by a 3000mAh battery, the phone offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. There is also a fingerprint sensor onboard for additional security.
Alcatel A3 XL: Specifications & Features
- Processor: 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8735B
- GPU: Mali-T720
- Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Display: 6-inch HD (1280×720 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 1GB
- Storage: 8GB (expandable up to 32GB via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 8 mega pixel with LED flash
- Front Camera: 5 mega pixel with LED flash
- Battery: 3000mAh
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS
- Dimensions: 165×82.5×7.9 mm
- Fingerprint sensor
Price & Availability
The Alcatel A3 XL is likely to be priced at $200 (approximately Rs. 13,500). It will go on sale in Asia Pacific, Middle East, African and Latin American markets in Q1 2017.
“Our audience are those who really live on-the-go, are creative, socially active and are highly engaged with their communities of friends, family and work colleagues. The new Alcatel A3 XL enables them to watch the best HD movies and get an all-round fabulous multimedia experience, including gaming that involves high-volume data transfer. In short, it gives them a lot of bang for their buck. They will enjoy it,” said, Vittorio Di Mauro, Senior Vice President Smart Connectivity Division, Alcatel.